Have You Seen the Listers? 15+, unless accompanied by an adult
South Australian Premiere
Portrait of the artist as a flawed man.
The professional highs and personal lows of Australian artist Anthony Lister are chronicled in a remarkably candid documentary by Eddie Martin (All This Mayhem). Narrating his story and serving as his own harshest critic, Lister recalls a childhood in bland 80’s and ‘90s Brisbane that led to his emergence as Australia’s preeminent street artist. Worldwide recognition followed for the married father of three, but so too did a battle with drugs and the devastating break-up of his marriage. This is raw and compelling stuff.
Director Eddie Martin | Producer Sarah Shaw, Eddie Martin | Editor Johanna Scott | Cinematographer Simon J. Walsh
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Eddie Martin’s debut film JISOE (2005) was praised as “one of the best, most significant documentaries to be produced in Australia”. It won the Audience Award at the St Kilda Film Festival and has since developed a cult following.
LIONEL (2008) is a documentary about the legendary indigenous world champion boxer Lionel Rose. Commissioned by SBS television, it went on to be nominated for a FCCA award and two AFI awards including Best Documentary Feature.
ALL THIS MAYHEM (2014) won Best Independent Film on iTunes best of 2014 in the UK. The film was produced in association with Vice Films and the production team behind the award winning SENNA and EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP. ALL THIS MAYHEM was nominated for the esteemed Special Jury Award at The Sheffield Documentary Festival. It was also nominated in the Best Feature Documentary category for the 2015 AACTA awards in Australia and won Best Original Music Score, Best Editing and Best Direction in a Documentary.
Eddie has recently completed his latest feature documentary HAVE YOU SEEN THE LISTERS? The film is distributed locally by Transmission Films.